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Crash alert: Driver charged after deadly collision with motorcyclist in Nashville

by Ponce Law | September 14th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – Police say a man is facing charges after his car was involved in a deadly collision with a motorcycle in Nashville Saturday morning, according to WSMV.

40-year-old Christopher Dailey is charged with aggravated vehicular homicide in connection with the crash, which happened at about 11 a.m.

Metro Police investigators determined that Dailey was driving a Mercury Grand Marquis on Elm Hill Pike when he attempted to make a left onto Massman Drive. Dailey’s vehicle went into the path of a motorcyclist who was riding on Elm Hill Pike, according to police.  The motorcycle struck the passenger side of the car and the rider, identified as 48-year-old William Page, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said Dailey showed signs of impairment while performing field sobriety tasks, and a sample of his blood will be analyzed.

Intoxicated, distracted, or reckless drivers can be held liable if they cause accidents that result in other people’s deaths. At Ponce Law, our Nashville wrongful death attorneys are dedicated to helping families get the compensation they deserve after losing a loved one. When you contact us, our law firm will do everything we can to make this time easier on your family. We’re here to help. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to take your call.

Crash alert: 2 men injured when motorcycles collide in Crossville

by Ponce Law | September 11th, 2020

CROSSVILLE, TN – Two men were injured, one seriously, when their motorcycles collided on a street in Cumberland County Thursday afternoon.

According to 1057 News, the accident happened on North Main Street in Crossville just south of Interstate 40.  Police said 68-year-old Ronald K. Brewer was riding a Honda VTX when it crashed into another motorcycle that was operated by 63-year-old Charles R. Wear.

Brewer, of La Harpe, Illinois, was treated for serious injuries at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Wear, of Carthage, Illinois, was taken to Cumberland Medical Center. No details were released on the cause of the accident.

At Ponce Law, we know the dangers motorcycle riders face, and we’re here to protect their rights. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers will hold careless drivers accountable for their negligence. We have the experience to push back on the big insurance companies, and to help you get the full amount of compensation you deserve for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. To learn more about how we can help, call us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: Motorcyclist killed in accident on I-65 south

by Ponce Law | August 28th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A motorcyclist was killed Thursday in an accident on Interstate 65 that shut down a stretch of the highway for several hours.

According to WKRN, 49-year-old Randy Follis Jr. was riding his Yamaha motorcycle at about 12:15 p.m. when he lost control near Trinity Lane and hit a guardrail. Follis, of Joelton, was pronounced dead at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

It is believed that Follis hit a pothole while driving at high speed, Metro Police investigators said. There were no signs of drug or alcohol use, according to police. Southbound lanes of I-65 were shut down until nearly 4 p.m. while the scene was being cleared.

Don’t let your rights go unprotected after a motorcycle accident. Our experienced Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers are 100 percent committed to obtaining the best possible results for our clients. We’ll help you handle the paperwork, investigate your claim, and negotiate with insurance companies. You can call us at (844) 204-6765 or complete a free initial consultation form.

Crash alert: Motorcyclist seriously hurt in Nashville accident

by Ponce Law | August 19th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A motorcyclist was hospitalized after being seriously injured in a collision with a vehicle in Nashville, according to WKRN.

Police responded to the the area of Conference Drive and Gallatin Pike, where the motorcycle crashed into a sedan at about 10 p.m. Saturday night.

The motorcyclist was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  The rider’s identity was not released. Metro Police are investigating the accident.

Dangerous roadways and irresponsible motorists leaves motorcyclists facing the threat of serious accidents every single time they ride. And when motorcyclists get injured, they can suffer from negative stereotypes or blame. Don’t let your rights go unprotected after a motorcycle accident. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers are 100 percent committed to obtaining the best possible results for our clients. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to take your call.

Crash alert: Driver charged in death of motorcyclist

by Ponce Law | August 5th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A truck driver is facing charges in connection with a crash that killed a motorcyclist on Briley Parkway last month, according to a report by WSMV.

This is an update to a previous story.

Police said 63-year-old David Hayden of Calhoun, Kentucky, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant charging him with vehicular homicide by recklessness.

According to investigators, Hayden was driving a tractor-trailer north on Briley Parkway July 10 when he missed an exit to Interstate 24 and stopped on the roadway. 35-year-old Roderick Left of Madison was riding a Suzuki motorcycle and crashed into the back of Hayden’s truck. Left was pronounced dead at a hospital.

At Ponce Law, we know the dangers motorcycle riders face, and we’re here to ensure your voice is heard. Don’t let your rights go unprotected after a motorcycle accident. Our experienced Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers are 100 percent committed to obtaining the best possible results for our clients and helping them get the justice and fair compensation they deserve. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to take your call.

Crash alert: Fatal motorcycle accident on Old Hickory Boulevard

by Ponce Law | August 3rd, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – Metro Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that took place in Nashville Friday night, WKRN reported.

The victim was identified as 37-year-old Darrell Clark of Pegram, Tennessee. The crash occurred at 8:30 p.m. on Old Hickory Boulevard. Investigators determined that Clark was operating a Harley Davidson motorcycle and crashed into the side of a Honda minivan as it was turning onto the entrance ramp from Old Hickory Boulevard to Interstate 40 East. Clark was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Police believe Clark was speeding at the time of the incident and said that the driver of the Honda, 63-year-old Robert Rucker of Nashville, failed to yield the right of way. Rucker sustained minor injuries.

Don’t let your rights go unprotected after a motorcycle accident. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers have more than 25 years of experience helping those who have been injured or who have lost a loved one in a collision. Our legal staff is available 24/7 to take your call at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online.

Crash alert: Driver charged in collision that killed motorcyclist

by Ponce Law | July 24th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A driver is facing charges in connection with an accident that claimed the life of a motorcyclist in Nashville July 17, according to The Tennessean.

Police said 33-year-old Brandon Hayes was driving a Lincoln Town Car at about 12:20 a.m. and turning from Old Hickory Boulevard onto Myatt Drive when the collision occurred. The motorcycle struck Hayes’ vehicle on the passenger side. Witnesses told police the motorcycle driver had the green light at the time of the crash.

20-year-old Matthew Taylor was pronounced dead at Skyline Medical Center. Another person on the motorcycle, Trey Faulk, was critically injured.

According to the police report, Hayes admitted to drinking before the accident. He has been charged with vehicular homicide by intoxication.

If you were hurt or if you lost a loved one in a collision in Nashville, contact Ponce Law right away for help. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers have more than 25 years of experience helping people like you get the justice and fair compensation they deserve when someone else’s negligence causes them harm. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to take your call.

Crash alert: Motorcyclist killed in collision on Briley Parkway

by Ponce Law | July 13th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A motorcyclist was killed when he collided with a truck on a roadway in Nashville Friday night, WKRN reported.

Police said Roderick Left, age 35, was riding his motorcycle on Briley Parkway at about 8 p.m. when he crashed into the rear of a semi driven by David Hayden, 63.  The accident happened as Hayden was preparing to enter the entrance ramp onto Interstate 24 westbound.  Investigators believe the main cause of the incident was that Hayden’s truck had stopped in the road.

Left, of Madison, was pronounced dead later at TriStar Skyline Medical Center.  Hayden was not hurt in the accident.

If you were hurt or if you lost a loved one in a collision in Nashville, contact Ponce Law right away for help. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers have more than 25 years of experience helping people like you get the justice and fair compensation they deserve when someone else’s negligence causes them harm. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to take your call.

Crash alert: 2 from Nashville hurt when motorcycle hits deer

by Ponce Law | July 9th, 2020

BELMONT, IN –  Two people from Nashville were hospitalized after a motorcycle collided with a deer, according to a report by the Brown County Democrat.

The accident happened July 3 on State Road 46 near Summers Place Trail in Brown County, Indiana. Authorities say Todd and Amanda Rider, both 39, were riding their motorcycles when Amanda tried to swerve out of the way of a deer in the road.

She ended up hitting the deer and was ejected from the motorcycle. Todd lost control while trying to avoid her motorcycle and was also ejected.

They were both taken to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries. Neither was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

If you were hurt or if you lost a loved one in a collision in Nashville, contact Ponce Law right away for help. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers have more than 25 years of experience helping people like you get the justice and fair compensation they deserve when someone else’s negligence causes them harm. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to take your call.

Crash alert: Runner in Nashville fatally struck by motorcycle

by Ponce Law | July 6th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A man out for a run on a Nashville roadway was fatally struck by a motorcyclist Saturday morning, WKRN reported.

74-year-old Gregory Wood of Goodlettsville was running at about 6:30 a.m. and was crossing Springfield Highway at Gaylemore Drive when he was hit by a Harley Davidson motorcycle, police said.  The motorcycle rider told police that he locked his brakes and that Wood had stopped in the middle of the traffic lane.

Wood was pronounced dead shortly after arrival at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  The motorcyclist was hospitalized with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

There were no signs that the victim or the motorcyclist were impaired at the time, according to investigators.

If you were hurt or if you lost a loved one in a collision in Nashville, contact Ponce Law right away for help. Our Nashville pedestrian accident lawyers have more than 25 years of experience helping people like you get the justice and fair compensation they deserve when someone else’s negligence causes them harm. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to take your call.